Posted February 05, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Toronto Maple Leafs just can't get the job done at home. It's been a different story on the road. Toronto looks to match its best road start since 1998-99 on Tuesday night when it faces the slumping Washington Capitals for the second time in less than a week. After picking up their first home points of the season on Thursday with a 3-2 win over Washington (2-6-1), the Maple Leafs (4-5-0) closed out their three-game stretch at Air Canada Centre with a 1-0 loss to Boston on Saturday and a 4-1 loss to Carolina on Monday. "We can play for stretches in this building but it seems that when it starts to go the other way on us we don't seem to be able to pick ourselves back up and say, 'Hey stop it.' This is what we've got to do to correct it,'' said coach Randy Carlyle, whose team is averaging 1.8 goals while compiling a 1-4-0 home record. Toronto, though, is scoring 3.3 goals per game while going 3-1-0 as the road team. The Maple Leafs have dropped five of six at Washington, but ...
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